Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws

ORS 496.562

The purposes of this section and ORS 496.558 (“Upland bird” defined), 496.566 (Contest for stamp design) and 497.153 (Annual upland bird stamp) are to:


Authorize the State Fish and Wildlife Commission to issue to hunters an upland bird stamp for a specified fee;


Establish a fund to be financed by the sale of upland bird stamps and any art works and prints related to the upland bird stamps for the purposes of promoting the propagation and conservation of upland birds and acquiring, developing, managing, enhancing, purchasing or acquiring through lands exchange upland bird habitat; and


Provide the State Fish and Wildlife Commission with improved data on the location and number of upland bird hunters. [1989 c.406 §1; 2015 c.779 §47]
Note: See note under 496.558 (“Upland bird” defined).
Chapter 496

Notes of Decisions

Fish and Wildlife Commission has statutory authority to provide by rule for is suance of special ceremonial hunting permits for specific tribes that are not otherwise allowed under hunting and fishing agreement between federal and state governments and that tribe. Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon v. Department of Fish and Wildlife, 244 Or App 535, 260 P3d 705 (2011)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to restrict use of boat ramp it locates on state land, (1971) Vol 35, p 900


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